Monthly Archives: January 2012

Why Mosquitoes Prefer Some People Over Others

Why Do Mosquitoes Prefer Some People Over Others Mosquitoes prefer some people over others. The reason? The preferred victim’s sweat simply smells better than others. Female mosquitoes hunt their blood host by detecting organic substances such as carbon dioxide (CO2) … Continue reading

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The Amazing Superb Lyrebird

The Amazing  “Superb Lyrebird” Superb Lyrebirds are most notable for their superb ability to mimic natural and artificial sounds from their environment. Lyrebirds are among Australia’s best-known native birds. The song of the Superb Lyrebird is mixture of seven elements … Continue reading

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Intelligence Of Crows

Intelligence Of Crows Crows are considered to be amongst the most intelligent birds. You may not be aware of the fact that research has proved, that crows have the ability to visually recognize  individual humans. Crows have also been known … Continue reading

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Power Cut Due To Non-Payment Of Electricity Bill

Power Cut Due To Non-Payment Of Electricity BillDarkness and stillness – Power cut at your home due to non payment of electricity bill ?? Check the PDF given below Know your rights. Power Cut complaints Consumer rights.  A first-hand experience: … Continue reading

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Amazing Turtles

Amazing Turtles Turtles lay eggs, like other reptiles. In some species, temperature determines whether an egg develops into a male or a female: a higher temperature causes a female, a lower temperature causes a male. When the turtles hatch, they … Continue reading

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Cat’s Sense of Hearing

Cat’s Sense of Hearing Cats have excellent hearing and can detect an extremely broad range of frequencies. They can hear higher-pitched sounds than either dogs or humans, detecting frequencies from 55 Hz up to 79 kHz, a range of 10.5 … Continue reading

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Amazing Camel And Its Hump

Amazing Camel And Its HumpCamels do not store water in their humps as is commonly believed. The humps are actually a reservoir of fatty tissue. Concentrating body fat in their humps minimizes heat-trapping insulation throughout the rest of their body, … Continue reading

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Near Field Communication Enabled SmartPhones

Near Field Communication Enabled SmartPhonesNow smartphones that are powered with NFC (Near Field Communication)  can be used for communication between devices that are very close to each other,  NFC transmissions are short range (from a touch to a few centimeters). … Continue reading

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Pipit

PipitThe pipits are monogamous and territorial. Pipits are ground nesters, laying up to six speckled eggs. Molecular studies of the pipits suggest that the genus arose in East Asia around seven million years ago (mya), during the Miocene, and that … Continue reading

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Shrike

ShrikeInteresting facts about ShrikeShrikes are known for their habit of catching insects and small vertebrates and impaling their bodies on thorns. This helps them to tear the flesh into smaller, more conveniently-sized fragments, and serves as a cache so that … Continue reading

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